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Thomas Among Finalists for Hall of Fame
Posted By ChiefsWarpath.com On January 11, 2006 @ 12:19 pm In Latest News | Comments Disabled
[Pro Football HOF] The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced today the list of 15 finalists who will be considered for election when the Hall’s Board of Selectors meets in Detroit, Michigan on Saturday, February 4, 2006.
Former Chief Derrick Thomas made that list for the second consecutive year. No player amassed more sacks during the decade of 1990s than the 116.5 sacks by Thomas. He finished his career with 126.5 sacks which was the fourth highest total by a linebacker in NFL history.
Thomas, a member of the NFL’s All-Decade Team of the 1990s, was named first-team All-AFC seven times during an eight-year stretch from 1989 through 1996.
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LB Harry Carson
DE L. C. Greenwood
G Russ Grimm
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WR Michael Irvin
G Bob Kuechenberg
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RB Thurman Thomas
DE Reggie White
T Rayfield Wright
T Gary Zimmerman
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